A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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“How do you like school, Billy?"/"Closed.” (3/4)
“Good pitching will always stop good hitting, and vice versa” (3/4)
“Hydrate to dominate” (3/4)
Fashion Bible (Vogue magazine nickname) (3/4)
The Village (airplane coach seating section) (3/4)
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Kaboom Town (Addison nickname)



Kale Slaw (kale + cole slaw)

Kangaroo Court

Kan't Find the Chicken (KFC nickname)

Kan't Fry Chicken (KFC nickname)

Kan't Fucking Cook (KFC nickname)

Kapas (Korean tapas)

Kapusta Soup (Polish Cabbage Soup or Sauerkraut Soup)

"Katz's Never Kloses" (Katz's Deli and Bar slogan)

Katyite (inhabitant of Katy)

Katy Kornettes

"Keeping Up With the Joneses"

"Keep Abilene Boring"

"Keep Austin Weird"

"Keep College Station Normal"

"Keep Dallas Douche"

"Keep Dallas Plastic"

"Keep Dallas Pretentious"

"Keep Denton Chido"

"Keep Georgetown Normal"

"Keep Houston Dirty"

"Keep Lubbock Flat"

Keep New York Wet. Save Water (Dept. of Environmental Protection)

"Keep Portland Weird"

"Keep Round Rock Mildly Unusual"

"Keep San Antonio Lame"

"Keep Texas Wild"

"Keep the dream alive! Hit the snooze button"

"Keep Waco Wacko"

"Keep Wimberley Weirder"

"Keep your business in town if you want to keep your town in business"

"Keep Your Eye Upon the Donut" (Optimist's Creed)

"Keep your government hands off my Medicare!"

"Keep your guns -- Come to Texas"

"Keep your head on a swivel" (football adage)

Kemp Morgan (legendary superhuman oil driller)

Kentucky Nachos


Kerrvert or Kervert (Kerrville resident or Kerrville folk festival enthusiast)

Kerrvillian (inhabitant of Kerrville)

Kerrvillite (inhabitant of Kerrville)

Key City (Abilene nickname)

Key Lime Pie

Key to the City


Kicker (Shit-kicker or Shitkicker)

"Kick ass and take names" ("Kicking ass and taking names")

"Kick the can (down the road)"

"Kids in sports stay out of courts"

"Kids Prefer Cheese Over Fried Green Spinach" (taxonomy mnemonic)

Killa Hill or Killer Hill (Park Hill, Staten Island)

Killeenite (inhabitant of Killeen)

Killer Bee Capital of the World (Hidalgo nickname)

Killer County (Kings County Hospital Center)

Killing ("make a killing")

Killtown or Kill-Town (Killeen nickname)

"Kill for show and pass for dough" (handball/racquetball adage)

"Kill the body and the head will die" (boxing adage)

Kimchi Quesadilla

Kingsmen, Bridges (Brooklyn College teams)

Kings (Brooklyn USBL basketball team)

"King Henry Died Monday Drinking Chocolate Milk" (metric mnemonic)

King Kong Roll

"King of Beverages" (Dr. Pepper slogan)

King of Condiments (ketchup; mustard; salsa; shoyu; Tabasco)

King Ranch Casserole (King Ranch Chicken Casserole)

Kiss & Fly

K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple, Stupid; Keep It Short and Simple)


"Kitchen closed due to illness: I am sick of cooking"

Klobasnek or Klobasnik ("sausage kolache")

"Knee-high by the Fourth of July" (corn-growing adage)

Knickerbocker Glory (or, Sundae)

Knickerbotchers (Knickerbockers or Knicks nickname)

Knicks (NBA basketball team)

Knife & Fork, Bottle & Cork Spell "New York"

Knightees (Queens College women's teams)

Knights (Queens College teams)


Knish Alley

"Knocking on the door" (close to a score)

"Knock off its horns, wipe its ass, and throw it on the plate" (Texan ordering "rare" steak)

Knork (knife + fork)

"Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad"

"Knowledge is the greatest gift"

"Knows where the bodies are buried" (to know inside information)

"Know guns, no crime; no guns, know crime" ("No guns, no freedom; know guns, know freedom")

"Know thyself; if you need help, call the CIA"

Kolache Capital of Texas (Caldwell); Home of the Official Kolache (West)

Kolache (Czech pastry)

Koodie (kid + foodie)

Korean Film Festival

Korean Taco




Kosher Nostra (Jewish Mafia)

Kosher Style

Kossack (Daily Kos community member)

Kremlin (110 Livingston Street)

Kung Pao Chicken (Kung Po Chicken)

K-Fart or Kfart (Kmart nickname)